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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Myctophiformes
Family: Myctophidae Lanternfishes
Subfamily: Lampanyctinae
Genus: Bolinichthys

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7 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Bolinichthys distofax
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Bolinichthys indicus (Nafpaktitis & Nafpaktitis, 1969)

Photo by SFSA
 
Bolinichthys indicus
[Lanternfish]

Photo by SFSA

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Bolinichthys longipes (Brauer, 1906)

Photo by SFSA
 
Bolinichthys longipes
[Popeye lampfish]
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Southwest Pacific.

 
Bolinichthys nikolayi
[Nikolay's lanternfish]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Bolinichthys photothorax (Parr, 1928)

Photo by SFSA
 
Bolinichthys photothorax
[Spurcheek lanternfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific. South
Max. Length 1.2 cm SL

 
Bolinichthys pyrsobolus
[Fiery lanternfish]

Photo by JAMARC

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Bolinichthys supralateralis (Parr, 1928)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Bolinichthys supralateralis
[Stubby lanternfish]
7 Species of Family Myctophidae with Genus Bolinichthys
(Lanternfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1975 Bolinichthys distofax Eastern Atlantic 9 SL
1969 Bolinichthys indicus Lanternfish Eastern Atlantic 4.5 SL
1906 Bolinichthys longipes Popeye lampfish Indian Ocean 5 SL
1978 Bolinichthys nikolayi Nikolay's lanternfish Southwest Pacific.
1928 Bolinichthys photothorax Spurcheek lanternfish Eastern Atlantic 7.3 SL
1890 Bolinichthys pyrsobolus Fiery lanternfish Indo-West Pacific. South 1.2 SL
1928 Bolinichthys supralateralis Stubby lanternfish Eastern Atlantic 11.7 SL



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